Things to Do in New York City

Are you going to spend 4 days in New york City? We've prepared a recommended itinerary to make the most of your trip. You won't miss any of Manhattan's highlights. Once in New York, buy the “I love NY” t-shirt at the nearest gift shop and explore one of the most exciting cities in the world. The city offers a myriad of great attractions and there is no better way of getting around the “Big Apple” than by foot. The Statue of Liberty is an absolute must-see as well as the dominating Empire State Building. Relax in the Central Park or fill your day with culture in one of many top-notch museums. What is your favourite NYC sight? Share your tips!
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Day 1: Things to Do in New York City

Statue of Liberty

This is New York in one sight. The iconic, majestic statue looks over the city from Ellis Island.

Ellis Island

Once a gateway to the USA for millions of immigrants, this small island close to shore is best known for being an immigrant inspection…

Battery Park

This park, located at the southernmost tip of Manhattan, is a park worth visiting for many reasons.

Castle Clinton

Once called West Battery, the castle used to be a fort that was meant to protect the city from the attacks from the sea.

Trinity Church

A Gothic Revival building located in Manhattan and an active parish church.

New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange is the largest stock exchange in the world.

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Day 2: Things to Do in New York City

New York Public Library

The largest library in New York and the second largest one in the US (the first one being the Library of Congress).

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Grand Central Terminal

A Beaux-Arts railroad terminal in New York City. There are 44 platforms (no other railway terminal in the world has this many) and 67 tracks.

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Chrysler Building

An Art Deco skyscraper and one of the tallest skyscrapers in New York City.

United Nations Headquarters

The main headquarters of the United Nations is located on Manhattan and was built in 1952.

Rockefeller Center

The complex of Art Deco high-rise buildings located in the heart of Manhattan opened in 1939.

Times Square

Times Square (nicknamed “The Crossroads of the World”) is the best known square in New York City and also its beating heart.

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Day 3: Things to Do in New York City

New York City Hall

This French Renaissance Revival building in Manhattan is the oldest city hall in the USA.

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National September 11 Memorial & Museum

The memorial commemorates the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.


It is estimated that nearly a hundred thousand people live in New York Chinatown which makes it the largest Chinese enclave in New York…

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Little Italy

This part of New York got its name from its immigrant population, mainly consisting of Italian Americans.

Union Square Park

This park serves as an important place for various gatherings and public events.

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Flatiron Building

The icon of New York (and one of its most often photographed skyscrapers) was not always known as the Flatiron Building.

Empire State Building

An iconic Art Deco skyscraper and one of the best known buildings in New York. It got its name from the city’s nickname the "Empire State".

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Day 4: Things to Do in New York City

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American Museum of Natural History

This museum is one of the biggest museums in the world. It was co-founded by Theodore Roosevelt Sr. (father of the 26th American president)…

Central Park

The largest park in New York City spreads across 843 acres. It is even bigger than some countries (e.g. the Principality Monaco or the…

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Strawberry fields

Strawberry Fields is a memorial dedicated to the famous British singer and songwriter – John Lennon.

5th Avenue

Perhaps the most iconic avenue in the world. Browse the super-expensive shops and breathe in the atmosphere of the Big Apple.

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